Meet Claudia

Bio Honors & Awards Admissions Memberships

Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., High Honors, Order of the Coif (1999)
Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., Honors, Cum Laude (1996)

Claudia Gallo is a partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP. She represents clients in all areas of high-net-worth family and matrimonial law, including dissolution of marriage, parenting, and custody related matters, as well as prenuptial and post nuptial agreements. Claudia is a well-respected litigator in Cook, DuPage, and Will counties. Whether a case requires courtroom advocacy or a mediated approach, Claudia achieves exemplary results for her clients.

In addition to her successful family law practice, Claudia also has experience in the areas of insurance coverage, complex tort, and commercial litigation, which helps her provide a unique perspective given her knowledge in these practice areas. Prior to joining Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, Claudia worked at a large international law firm and multiple Chicago-based firms where she litigated high stakes, complex family law cases. With more than twenty years of practice in the field and a proven track record, clients confidently trust Claudia to help them navigate the unexpected obstacles that arise in divorce, matrimonial, and custody related matters.

  • Named to Illinois Super Lawyers List (2022, 2023)
  • Named to Illinois Rising Stars List (2011-2014)
  • Listed as a Top 100 Women Lawyer in Illinois by Illinois Leading Lawyers (2016)
  • Named to Law Bulletin Media's "40 Under Forty" Illinios Attorneys to Watch (2011)
  • Illinois (1999)
  • New York (2004)
  • Unites States District Court for the Norther District of Illinois (1999)
  • Illinois Bar Association 
  • DuPage County Bar Association

Respected by her peers in the legal community, Claudia has earned recognition in the practice of family law for several years by The Best Lawyers in America®, Illinois Leading Lawyers, and Illinois Super Lawyers. In 2016, Claudia was listed among the Top 100 Women Attorneys in Illinois by Illinois Leading Lawyers. She was also named to the prestigious “Illinois 40 Under Forty Attorneys to Watch” list by Law Bulletin Media in 2011.

In 2004, Claudia completed the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute, an intensive trial and litigation program. Claudia earned her Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law with high honors in 1999. While in law school, Claudia was a member of the editorial staff of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and served as Notes and Comments editor.

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